Knowing what you know now, would you still move to this city?

Yes, I got a great onward assignment and been able to save a lot of money here. - Jul 2019

Yes, it's actually better than I expected. However, it's definitely not for everyone. Think about how well you manage stress and anxiety before you decide to come here and be prepared for a heavy workload. Frequently delegation visits and political imperatives heighten the challenges presented at the office. - Jun 2014

I wasn't surprised except for the insane bureaucracy. I'd do it once. No way twice. - Jul 2013

Probably not. There are other danger posts that would have been far less miserable. - Mar 2013

Yes, it's been a great experience for me and I've met some wonderful people here. - Dec 2010

All in all, yes. It was not an easy year, but I'm glad I did it, and I met a lot of great people. I would only come back, however, to a job that allowed me to leave the compound frequently. - Aug 2010

No - Jul 2010

Yes. It was a tough tour, but I never worked harder in my life nor felt like I contributed more than at this assignment. It's all about mentally preparing yourself for the assignment, and then there will be no letdowns. - Sep 2009

Yes, because it was a means to an end and I met some wonderful people who will be life long friends. - Mar 2008

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